KitUp RSS Feed - Military.com http://feed.informer.com/digests/D1YYWEQU18/feeder KitUp RSS Feed - Military.com Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:30:23 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Army's Next-Gen Squad Weapon to Feature Deadly Accurate Fire Control https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/02/13/armys-next-gen-squad-weapon-feature-deadly-accurate-fire-control.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c6328f7b-e95a-6877-4430-8f292b8870ad Wed, 13 Feb 2019 21:08:12 +0000 The NGSW's digital fire control system could be revolutionary to infantry squad tactics, an official says. New York’s State Volunteer Defense Force to Get OCP Uniforms https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/02/05/new-yorks-state-volunteer-defense-force-get-ocp-uniforms.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:baf15fa3-fc5e-56b3-1333-cdc289e5a6ec Tue, 05 Feb 2019 19:21:24 +0000 The Army, the Air force and the National Guard soon won't be the only ones sporting the Operational Camouflage Uniform. Remington, Mossberg Fashion New Pistols Designed for Female Shooters https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/02/05/remington-mossberg-fashion-new-pistols-designed-female-shooters.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:911b549a-f35a-1b47-6028-91c3d7521612 Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:04:16 +0000 Remington and Mossberg showed off compact pistols at SHOT Show 2019 catering to female shooters and those with small hands. A Few Hundred Soldiers Could Get Their Army Greens This Month https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/02/04/few-hundred-soldiers-could-get-their-army-greens-month.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:39b65420-dc0a-fdfb-21f6-4ce88377907b Mon, 04 Feb 2019 22:27:14 +0000 The sergeant major of the Army revealed new details about the planned uniform. Israeli Firm Unveils Smartphone-Style Digital Rifle Sight https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/29/israeli-firm-unveils-smartphone-style-digital-rifle-sight.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c6ffae90-fa31-7b24-6bf5-9228617b513f Tue, 29 Jan 2019 21:23:39 +0000 An Israeli company unveiled its next-generation digital rifle sight, designed to work more like a smartphone. FightLite Shows Off Belt-Fed AR-Style Uppers at SHOT Show 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/28/fightlite-shows-belt-fed-ar-style-uppers-shot-show-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4bc0704e-4ead-d4b5-9ea9-4ae67c56bd11 Mon, 28 Jan 2019 22:59:29 +0000 The MCR is a version of the older ARES Shrike, a belt-fed 5.56mm AR-style light machine gun. CamelBak Unveils New Pack, Redesigns Two Favorites for 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/28/camelbak-unveils-new-pack-redesigns-two-favorites-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:34501864-0b7e-8e38-f49e-3bd7b0999db4 Mon, 28 Jan 2019 21:19:13 +0000 CamelBak showed off its new tactical line of packs at SHOT Show 2019, including a new, one-day assault pack. Remington, Mossberg Unveil Standout Shotguns at SHOT 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/24/remington-mossberg-unveil-standout-shotguns-shot-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:88ad58ce-3ed8-4d4e-ab3a-5b6bb0f4b78c Thu, 24 Jan 2019 20:46:40 +0000 Both Remington and Mossberg unveiled scatterguns worth mentioning at SHOT Show this year. Daniel Defense Unveils First Customized Bolt Gun at SHOT 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/23/daniel-defense-unveils-first-customized-bolt-gun-shot-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:54d2fd47-6dc4-7e66-00cf-90f2d78f7ef0 Thu, 24 Jan 2019 03:41:19 +0000 Daniel Defense -- a well-known AR manufacturer -- recently made its first foray into the world of bolt-action rifles. SureFire's Newest Weapon Light/Laser Is Designed for Operators https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/23/surefires-newest-weapon-light-laser-designed-operators.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d42ba68e-28e9-e3c0-761f-3b7367f8e355 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:06:51 +0000 SureFire LLC unveiled its latest weapon light/laser device at SHOT Show, which it developed for special operations shooters. Winchester Unveils New Round that Outperforms the .300 Blackout https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/22/winchester-unveils-new-round-outperforms-300-blackout.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:5f006138-57d4-7e27-8bc5-66845801196d Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:39:37 +0000 It will work in a variety of platforms, from bolt action to AR-style rifles. Sig Sauer Shows Off its Potent New Rattler Chambered for 5.56mm https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/22/sig-sauer-shows-its-potent-new-rattler-chambered-556mm.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fc0e33a2-fa7b-e4e5-e35c-49035a209cef Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:19:12 +0000 Sig Sauer is now offering a powerful 5.56mm version of its popular, ultra-compact Rattler personal defense weapon. Brownells Shows off its Newest Retro Rifles at SHOT Show 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/22/brownells-shows-its-newest-retro-rifles-shot-show-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:f0867d7b-ba63-dae2-ae0b-7f825f47a24f Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:10:37 +0000 At SHOT Show 2019's range day on Monday, Brownells showed off its newest Retro Rifle, which is based on the AR-15. United Defense Unveils Distinctive-Looking AK Hybrids at SHOT Show https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/21/united-defense-unveils-distinctive-looking-ak-hybrids-shot-show.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:3573e39a-2c96-af45-23f7-591de7690fd9 Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:29:56 +0000 Firearms enthusiasts lined up to shoot United Defense's hybrid AKs, which feature an unfinished, bare-metal profile. Sig Sauer Live-Fires its Hard-Hitting New Ultra-Light Machine Gun https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/21/sig-sauer-live-fires-its-hard-hitting-new-ultra-light-machine-gun.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:59ae2c67-b637-11e3-297d-50c7a77feb2d Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:07:44 +0000 It's similar to the gun Sig is developing as a candidate to replace the Army's M249 squad automatic weapon. Pentagon Taps Sig Sauer to Supply Special Ops Units with New Rifle Scope https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/17/pentagon-taps-sig-sauer-supply-special-ops-units-new-rifle-scope.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:65f2ef0a-f2b2-1372-5310-d83ab316abbf Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:23:29 +0000 The Pentagon has selected Sig Sauer's rifle scope and scope mount to for use by U.S. special operations forces. The Military Has Begun Issuing Sneakers to Recruits at Boot Camp https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/16/military-has-begun-issuing-sneakers-recruits-boot-camp.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:8f772c6e-965e-8ef5-eb07-597a49dd6ce2 Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:04:56 +0000 The DoD's Defense Logistics Agency has begun delivering athletic shoes made by three American manufacturers to the services. Magpul Unveils New 7.62mm High-Capacity Drum Magazine https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/15/magpul-unveils-new-762mm-high-capacity-drum-magazine.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:b19bb903-bb32-8beb-ec36-375755b9d94a Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:25:15 +0000 Magpul Industries Corp. has introduced a new 7.62mm version of its high-capacity polymer drum magazine. Smith & Wesson Unveils New Customized .38 Snub-Nosed Revolver https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/12/smith-wesson-unveils-new-customized-38-snub-nosed-revolver.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bf3b1e66-f473-de4d-25e0-14992d61a565 Sat, 12 Jan 2019 12:06:06 +0000 The new Model 442 is a lightweight, J-frame revolver that features a popular internal hammer design. Army to Test New Combat Boot Designs from 3 Makers https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/11/army-test-new-combat-boot-designs-3-makers.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:c7dc8391-7c10-b7b6-499b-b01420ccf703 Fri, 11 Jan 2019 23:27:02 +0000 U.S. Army footwear experts have begun field-testing a handful of new combat boot designs. 'We Are Coming:' Blackwater Founder to Explain Cryptic Message at SHOT Show https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/09/we-are-coming-blackwater-founder-explain-cryptic-message-shot-show.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:23355f42-3133-48f5-2152-ae1234616821 Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:14:34 +0000 It appears the new ammo company wants to prolong the suspense. New Dress Blues in 2019? Not Just Yet, Air Force Says https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/09/new-dress-blues-2019-not-just-yet-air-force-says.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:34feb280-8a49-2172-c230-bc042d7436b6 Wed, 09 Jan 2019 14:48:26 +0000 Aside from the new combat uniform, the U.S. Air Force may not get any additional uniforms this year. Thousands of Soldiers Sign Up to Game on Army Esports Team https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/07/thousands-soldiers-sign-game-army-esports-team.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:4a069737-7e7f-2dca-6fb9-b47cd7cbf13d Mon, 07 Jan 2019 22:44:47 +0000 Recruiting officials are screening more than 4,000 applications f who hope to be chosen to play video games for the Army. Glock Unveils New Slimline Pistols for Better Concealed Carry https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/03/glock-unveils-new-slimline-pistols-better-concealed-carry.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:74221215-8400-7faf-939c-66c52d7c270c Thu, 03 Jan 2019 20:46:02 +0000 Glock Inc. has introduced two single-stack magazine pistols designed for concealed carry, just in time for SHOT Show 2019. Current Uniform Patches OK for Air Force OCP -- for Now https://www.military.com/kitup/2019/01/02/current-uniform-patches-ok-air-force-ocp-now.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:47cf9b5d-ed79-2824-02ef-07e728b2e354 Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:26:03 +0000 The service said patches normally worn day-to-day are authorized until the new mandatory brown subdued patches are available. Firm to Unveil New Shotgun Forend/Tactical Light Combo at SHOT Show https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/21/firm-unveil-new-shotgun-forend-tactical-light-combo-shot-show.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:d195de26-89f5-d917-46d8-9c1041a5fc8d Fri, 21 Dec 2018 17:24:03 +0000 The firm's EX Performance Tactical Light Forend is designed to fit on the Remington 870 12-gauge and on some Mossberg models. Army to Seek Prototypes for M4/M249 SAW Replacements in Early 2019 https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/20/army-seek-prototypes-m4-m249-saw-replacements-early-2019.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:577f9312-fb8f-c265-7c04-e62bcd20acd4 Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:50:30 +0000 The service intends to have companies develop prototypes of both the rifle and auto rifle versions of the NGSW. Soldiers Tell Industry What They Want from Exoskeleton Technology https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/18/soldiers-tell-industry-what-they-want-exoskeleton-technology.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:e9c7ba6a-3579-cd14-d753-26d86e8d24c2 Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:01:26 +0000 The U.S. Army is stepping up efforts to develop soldier-worn exoskeletons designed to relieve burdensome weight. Marines Tap Four Firms to Help with New Lightweight Targeting System https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/13/marines-tap-four-firms-help-new-lightweight-targeting-system.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:fc0606fb-0c10-9d9d-91d8-6963a4a0f05e Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:39:47 +0000 Four firms have been chosen to help develop a handheld targeting system that would assist Marines in firing more effectively. New Patches, Unit Insignia Out for Army Futures Command Soldiers https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/12/08/new-patches-unit-insignia-out-army-futures-command-soldiers.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:a568a72b-0253-d6d9-583b-d24168ee4df5 Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:19:34 +0000 The Army Futures Command was created last August and charged with leading the Army's 10-year modernization effort. Army Honors Big Red One with Army-Navy Game Uniforms https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/06/army-honors-big-red-one-army-navy-game-uniforms.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:464fd746-124a-9d03-9781-320aa58bbbd4 Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:53:09 +0000 West Point commemorates 100th anniversary of World War I's end with 1st Infantry Division uniforms. Air Force Issues Guidelines for Operational Camouflage Uniform Patches https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/05/air-force-issues-guidelines-operational-camouflage-uniform-patches.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:310357bf-7cfa-d9de-fc1d-98ff0759f934 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:52:35 +0000 Unit patches for the new Operational Camouflage Uniform will be limited to just four colors, Air Force officials said. Marine Corps Opens Competition for Lighter Body Armor Plates https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/12/03/marine-corps-opens-competition-lighter-body-armor-plates.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:348dfb3b-6a13-29eb-f3f5-176c06c708b7 Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:30:15 +0000 The new plates will be fielded in addition to the enhanced small arms protective insert (ESAPI) plates now in use. Here's How to Prep for the Army's New Fitness Test https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/11/30/heres-how-prep-armys-new-fitness-test.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:39aea926-896b-d0a1-c66a-6b3a1107c2e9 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:49:05 +0000 The Army launched a site to help in preparation for the new fitness test next year. Your New PT Uniform Could Be This Sleek https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/11/28/your-new-pt-uniform-could-be-sleek.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:bf0a92be-63ee-8a0e-d756-72907767fd8f Wed, 28 Nov 2018 23:37:15 +0000 As the U.S. Air Force mulls a change to its physical training uniforms, one proposal may give airmen a sleeker look. Female Marines Don New Dress Coat Designed to Mirror Male Uniform https://www.military.com/kitup/2018/11/26/female-marines-don-new-dress-coat-designed-mirror-male-uniform.html RSS Feed urn:uuid:add44801-5637-10f2-721f-adff18321f7d Mon, 26 Nov 2018 20:02:16 +0000 Female Marines have begun wearing a new dress blue uniform coat designed to look like the male version.